emotional collocations and examples

 UK /ɪˈməʊʃ(ə)nəl/

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relating to emotions and their effect on your life


Nouns frequently used with emotional
abuse, attachment, distress, state, stress, support, trauma, turmoil, upset, well-beingOur emotional well-being isn’t something that any of us should take for granted.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with emotional
behavioural, cognitive, intellectual, mental, physical, practical, psychological, sexual, social, spiritualMany pupils have severe emotional and behavioural difficulties.
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affected by and expressing strong emotion


Adverbs frequently used with emotional
very: deeply, extremely, highly, intensely, quite, really, so informal, veryJoey is in a highly emotional state.rather: a little, rather, somewhatHe looked a little emotional at the end.
Nouns frequently used with emotional
appeal, experience, farewell, journey, moment, outburst, reunion, roller coaster, scene, stateWhen you have your first child it’s an emotional roller coaster of an experience.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with emotional
expressive, heartfelt, powerfulThis is a powerful emotional book which will involve readers immediately.
 
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